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Wood manufacturers among LED event

Three wood manufactures are among 13 businesses seeking to fill 105 jobs through Louisiana Economic Development.

Great Southern Wood Preserving in Mansura, Interfor in DeQuincy and Weyerhaeuser in Natchitoches have job openings as two are updating and expanding facilities — Great Southern Wood Preserving and Weyerhaeuser — and the third — Interfor — has reopened a dimensional lumber mill after it had been idled for about a year.

LED FastStart will hold the online career fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. There is no cost to participate and participants can register online before or at the start of the event.

"Using the Brazen online events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to explore employers’ online booths, research companies and find opportunities for which they are best suited," according to an LED media release. "Registrants also can participate in one-on-one, text-based chats with company representatives."

To sign up for the event, go to the Brazen registration page by clicking on the link. Or you can contact LED FastStart Recruitment Director Jamie Nakamoto at

Other companies on the list include:

• AFCO in Alexandria

• Aviation Exteriors (Avex) in New Iberia

• Bollinger Shipyards in Houma

• Hubig's Pies in Jefferson

• Intralox/Laitram in New Orleans and Hammond

• S&W Wholesale Foods in Hammond

• SafeSource Direct in Broussard

• SNF Flopam in Plaquemine

• Southland Steel in Amite and Greensburg

• Teijin Automotive Technologies in Sarepta

LED FastStart Recruitment has had 1,800 job seekers participate in 23 online career fairs for several businesses and individual companies since its inception. If you'd like to receive email notifications about future career fairs, click on this link.


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